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  • McDonald’s implements porn filter at U.S. stores

    July 19 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    McDonald’s implements porn filter at U.S. stores

    The McDonald’s corporation’s decision to filter pornography from Wi-Fi at its U.S. restaurants has been called “brave and bold” by the leader of Southern Baptists’ anti-pornography campaign. “I applaud McDonald’s for this brave and bold step of protecting people, especially children, from the evil that hovers over every place that offers Wi-Fi,” said Jay Dennis.

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  • Ferguson church partners with Send Relief debut

    June 15 2016 by Joe Conway, North American Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Ferguson church partners with Send Relief debut

    As a primary partner in the launch of the North American Mission Board’s Send Relief initiative, a metro St. Louis church reintroduced itself June 11 to a couple thousand of its neighbors on a day that coincided with the evangelism effort Crossover St. Louis.

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  • 40 Days for Life: ending abortion, starting locally

    February 21 2013 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    40 Days for Life: ending abortion, starting locally

    When 40 Days for Life launched a nationwide campaign in 2007, no plan existed for a follow-up. That fall effort was both the first and only, as far as its leaders knew. “We had no intention of doing a second campaign,” said Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life’s campaign director.

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  • Gardner-Webb raises $46 million for capital campaign

    February 13 2013 by Gardner-Webb Communications | with 0 comments

    Gardner-Webb University announced recently that it exceeded its capital campaign goal by more than $1 million. The Higher Ground Campaign, which publicly launched in 2010 with a $45 million goal, ended with a total of $46,052,250 raised.

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  • Obama ads’ focus on abortion is unprecedented

    August 22 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    In his quest for re-election, President Obama and his campaign have gone against historical precedent and perhaps conventional wisdom by opting to make abortion a major theme in television campaign ads – something no Democratic nominee has ever done in a general election.

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  • Survey: U.S. split on candidates’ religion talk

    January 23 2012 by Russ Rankin, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Presidential candidates who discuss their faith on the campaign trail may not be helping their bid for the nomination, according to a LifeWay Research survey of American adults. The online survey asked, “When a candidate running for office regularly expresses religious conviction or activity, how does that impact your vote?”

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